Under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, the 4TS International Conference (4TS) started today at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai.
The conference was inaugurated by Dr Ahmed Bin Kalban, CEO of Hospitals service sector at the Dubai Health Authority, accompanied by senior government officials and healthcare leaders. Dr Ahmed said this event is highlighted by the figures of the World Health Organization which show that cardiac diseases are responsible for 17 million deaths annually, of the total number of chronic disease-related deaths of 38 million cases.
He further added: “Dubai Health Authority realizes the value of this medical specialty. For this reason, the Authority was keen on developing cardiovascular departments at its facilities. The Authority also believes that advancing practices will help developing prevention and treatment. To ensure realizing these goals we are communicating our success in performing complicated surgeries in all conferences on local and global level.”
The Congress is held in collaboration with the International Society of Endovascular Specialists and the American College of Cardiology Chapter in the UAE and Emirates Cardiac Society contributing the finest speakers and experts in high-precision specializations to add more value to the conference.
Dr Omar Kamel Hallak, Chief of Interventional Cardiology and Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, American Hospital Dubai, the congress Founder and Chairman, commented on this occasion: “the 4TS International Conference has become one of the top interventional conference in the region, and the most comprehensive one. It covers a wide range of cardiovascular disease from cerebral and carotid artery stenting to the coronary and structural heart disease intervention, down to the aorta and saving the leg intervention.
He further added: “The conference gathered more than hundred eminent national and international speakers from around the world, who have come to share their experience and to present the latest in the cardiovascular field that will help the people suffering from Cardio Vascular Diseases to have better quality of life.
Dr Zvonimir Krajcer, Co Chairman Scientific Board and Co-Program Director for the Conference said: “4TS or From Top to Toe Transcatheter Solutions is a one of a kind international meeting in cardiovascular medicine that is held for the third year here in Dubai. This meeting is growing in popularity and attendance due to a unique vision and heard work of its founder and the meeting chairman Dr Omar Kamel Hallak. The International Society of Endovascular Specialists has partnered with the conference for the third year.
He further added: “The purpose of this meeting is to educate, share our experiences and promote comradery among various disciplines in cardiovascular medicine and this partnership has strengthened this meeting by bringing world experts in cardiovascular medicine to Dubai and by expanding its international recognition. As an Education Chairman and the next President of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists and as a co-director of this meeting, it is my distinct pleasure to welcome all of you to the third annual 4TS meeting in Dubai, UAE.
The conference is a worldwide gathering that has been particularly intended for doctors who work in interventional cardiology, vascular surgery, and interventional radiology, and in addition colleagues, inhabitants, and other healthcare professionals. The conference is expected to attract more than 100 distinguished heart experts and about 500 participants from across the globe.
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